About Ben Silverio

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Ben F. Silverio received a degree from Drexel University in the Screenwriting and Playwriting Program with a minor in Television Production. While at Drexel, Ben co-founded and co-hosted a film review show called The Pretentious Film Majors, which has evolved into a multi-format form of entertainment including blogs, podcasts on iTunes, articles in the school paper, and a potential tv show. Now armed with an extremely expensive piece of paper, Ben can begin climbing the treacherous ladder of the entertainment industry, which he hopes to do while streaming WWE wrestling matches, reading Marvel comics, and blogging about the excessive amount of movies and tv shows that he watches, all on the iPhone that is permanently attached to his hand.
Favorites: Movies- Star Wars, Back to the Future, Zombieland, Moon, Scott Pilgrim Vs The World, Attack the Block, all the Batman movies (even Batman and Robin), almost all the Marvel movies (especially Captain America, and Iron Man) TV- Firefly, Doctor Who, Torchwood, The Walking Dead, Futurama, Avengers: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes, Batman: The Animated Series, X-men Comics- Captain America, The Avengers, The Young Avengers, The Punisher, The Amazing Spider-man, Deadpool, X-force, The Teen Titans, Batman.
Location: Philadelphia, PA

Ben Silverio - Writer

  • Latest Rumors On ‘Star Wars: Episode VII’ Roles And Characters

    Posted Tuesday, January 14th, 2014 03:11 pm GMT -5

    There have been some huge developments in the world of ‘Star Wars’ lately. Shortly after the announcement that the franchise’s comic books would be moving from Dark Horse to Marvel, Lucasfilm announced that they would be streamlining the various video games, novels, comic books, cartoons, and movies into one consolidated canon. But the main focus […]

  • Johnny Depp Rumored To Star In ‘Doctor Strange’

    Posted Tuesday, January 14th, 2014 10:00 am GMT -5

    Yesterday, Marvel Studios shocked the world by revealing that Michael Douglas would be playing Dr. Hank Pym in Edgar Wright’s ‘Ant-Man’. Now, a new rumor concerning the lead of another film that has been discussed to also appear in Phase Three along with the Scientist Supreme. According to Latino Review, Marvel is in the process […]

  • Michael Douglas Cast As Hank Pym In ‘Ant-Man’

    Posted Monday, January 13th, 2014 04:22 pm GMT -5

    In an interesting turn of events that turned the excitement level on this seemingly average Monday up to 11, Marvel.com has announced that Michael Douglas will play Hank Pym in Edgar Wright’s ‘Ant-Man’. According to the press release, the iconic actor from such films as ‘Wall Street’, ‘Basic Instinct’, ‘Fatal Attraction’, and ‘Wonder Boys’ will […]

  • Lucasfilm Finally Defining ‘Star Wars’ Canon

    Posted Monday, January 13th, 2014 01:20 pm GMT -5

    For many years, there have essentially existed two versions of ‘Star Wars’ canon. There is the world the unfolded on the big screen thanks to the two trilogies, and then there are the books, comics, and video games that became known as the “Expanded Universe”. While things like Brian Wood’s ongoing comic series ‘Star Wars’ […]

  • First ‘Game Of Thrones’ Season 4 Trailer Is No Place For Justice

    Posted Monday, January 13th, 2014 10:00 am GMT -5

    After many months of waiting, we finally started to get actual footage from the upcoming fourth season of ‘Game of Thrones’. Unfortunately, the first piece of video came in a six-second blip. Then, earlier this week, we got a few more seconds as the HBO series’ official Vine account shared five teasers featuring fan favorite […]

  • Comic Book Review: ‘Young Avengers’ #15

    Posted Sunday, January 12th, 2014 07:00 pm GMT -5

    It pains me to say so, but we’ve reached the end of the line. The final issue of Kieron Gillen and Jamie McKelvie’s ‘Young Avengers’ is out there in the world and we must say goodbye to the team of teen heroes once again. Sure, Kate Bishop can be seen in the pages of ‘Hawkeye’ […]

  • ‘Iron Fist: The Living Weapon’ Announced For All-New Marvel NOW

    Posted Sunday, January 12th, 2014 01:00 pm GMT -5

    There’s a whole lot of change coming to the Marvel Universe with the dawn of All-New Marvel NOW. The initiative designed to bring in new readers finds titles like ‘Wolverine’, ‘Captain Marvel’, and ‘Hulk’ being relaunched with new #1s. We’re even supposed to get a new volume of ‘Amazing Spider-Man’ with the real Peter Parker back […]

  • Comic Book Review: ‘Avengers World’ #1

    Posted Saturday, January 11th, 2014 06:00 pm GMT -5

    Jonathan Hickman has been an incredibly busy man. After he was handed the reins to ‘Avengers’ and ‘New Avengers’ as part of Marvel NOW, he delivered ‘Infinity’, the most epic Marvel crossover in recent history. That’s a whole lot for even the best writers to take on, so it’s understandable that he needs to recharge […]

  • First Details On Netflix Sci-Fi Series ‘Sense8’

    Posted Saturday, January 11th, 2014 10:30 am GMT -5

    After completing ‘Cloud Atlas’, the Wachowskis decided to return to the world of science fiction by bringing ‘Jupiter Ascending’ to life. But in addition to returning to the genre that they revolutionized on the big screen, they also have another sci-fi project in the works for Netflix. Nearly a year ago, the siblings received the […]

  • Comic Book Review: ‘All-New Marvel NOW Point One’ #1

    Posted Saturday, January 11th, 2014 09:00 am GMT -5

    Just like they did before they kicked off Marvel NOW in 2012, Marvel Comics has released a book of prologues for a number of their upcoming series under the All-New Marvel NOW banner and called it ‘All-New Marvel NOW Point One’. In this handy little collection, we get brand new standalone stories that act as […]

  • First Look At Ben Kingsley In Marvel One-Shot ‘All Hail The King’

    Posted Friday, January 10th, 2014 08:00 pm GMT -5

    Last week, information got out about Marvel Studios’ next One-Shot short film called ‘All Hail The King’. We learned that it would be included on the ‘Thor: The Dark World’ Blu-ray scheduled to be released on February 25th, but other than that, we didn’t get much else. There was speculation about whether it would shed […]

  • Preview ‘Game Of Thrones’ Season 4 With Five New Teasers

    Posted Friday, January 10th, 2014 07:00 pm GMT -5

    We finally got our first official look at the upcoming fourth season of ‘Game of Thrones’ last month. However, the first bit of footage was only six seconds long and that’s certainly not enough to feed the hunger of the rabid fan base of HBO’s acclaimed fantasy drama. But now, how about we give you […]

  • Over 400 Props From ‘Dexter’ Up For Auction To Benefit Charity

    Posted Friday, January 10th, 2014 05:00 pm GMT -5

    Despite it’s less-than-spectacular ending, ‘Dexter’ will still go down in history as one of the most popular shows on television. After coming to a close this past fall, fans of Showtime’s killer series are still adamantly singing it’s praises and hoping that a piece of it will stick with them forever. Well, now the public […]

  • OmniCorp Presents RoboCop At CES Convention

    Posted Thursday, January 9th, 2014 08:00 pm GMT -5

    This week, industry professionals and major companies are gathered in Las Vegas, Nevada for the Consumer Electronics Show or CES. At this yearly convention, a number of new products are introduced to the world by companies like Sony, Microsoft, Motorola, Audi, and even WWE, who just unveiled the WWE Network, a new way for their […]

  • Disneyland’s ‘Star Wars’ Makeover Slowly Moves Forward

    Posted Thursday, January 9th, 2014 05:00 pm GMT -5

    About a month ago, it was rumored that plans to bring more ‘Star Wars’ related attractions to the Walt Disney theme parks in California and Florida were put on hold or even cancelled. While there’s no world yet about the progress of these projects at Disney’s Hollywood Studios, word going around is that the ball […]